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Milt Jackson

Primary Instrument: Vibraphone

Born: January 1, 1923 | Died: October 9, 1999    

Milt Jackson

Born on Jan. 1, 1923, in Detroit, Jackson's musical beginnings were in the neighborhood gospel churches as a pianist, guitarist, violinist percussionist and singer. He took up the vibraphone in high school. He moved to New York, played with Earl Hines and in 1945, joined Dizzy Gillespie's big band rhythm section, which also included pianist John Lewis, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Kenny Clarke. He worked with Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis and in 1951 recorded with Gillespie bandmates Lewis, Clarke and Brown. Inspired by that recording, they reformed as the Modern Jazz Quartet in 1952 with Percy Heath replacing Ray Brown and Connie Kay taking the drum chair after the departure of Kenny Clarke in 1955...
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    In A New Setting

    Qwest Records
    2013
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    Sunflower

    CTI Masterworks
    2011
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    Da Capo

    FiveFour
    2007
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    Midnight Session

    Qwest Records
    2004
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    Milt Jackson & Ray Brown '77

    Qwest Records
    2004
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    Soul Route

    Pablo
    2002
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    80th Birthday Celebration

    Qwest Records
    2002
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